Category Archives: open threads

December 2016 Open Thread

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So, it’s December and the drama and speculation about where the duopoly we all here love so much is taking us has been somewhat clarified. On the positive side, Clinton lost. On the negative side, Trump won.

In a possible IPR first, having correctly predicted the results a month ago, I’ll just recycle last month’s videos:

Is everyone all aboard and strapped in?… Read more ...

November 2016 Open Thread


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So, it’s November and here at the start of the month there’s a lot of drama and speculation about where the duopoly we all here love so much is headed, and where it’s taking us…

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Is everyone all aboard and strapped in? It’s going to be a wild finish to this crazy ride of an election….… Read more ...

Open Thread for October 2016

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Here is our open thread for October. This is the place where anyone can post something that you think might interest the group. If you find an article or some information, or have a question that isn’t being discussed on another thread, leave a comment here. It should have something to do with our mission of covering independent and third party politics, but you’ll probably be all right to post anything here as long as it doesn’t violate someone’s copyright, or it doesn’t libel anyone.… Read more ...

Open Thread for September 2016

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It’s time again for a new Open Thread. You all know the drill–it’s here for anyone to post something that might interest the group. If there’s an article, or something that’s newsworthy that doesn’t fit into another thread–well, here’s the place for it.

And the good news is that the election will be over with in ten weeks!… Read more ...

Open Thread for August 2016

Josh at Politicon

Here it is, our open thread for the month. This space is for anything you might wish to share that isn’t in another open conversation. If you find an article or a situation you’d like to share with your fellow readers at I P R, here’s the place.

In case anyone needs a reminder of why third/independent political parties are necessary, here are a couple videos for you:

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Open Thread for July 2016

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Here we are again–at the beginning of a new month.  As is our tradition, here is a thread for miscellaneous articles and conversation. If you have something you’d like to share that doesn’t really fit into the comments of an existing thread, put it here. This is for YOU. Don’t plagiarize anything or libel anyone, and besides that you’ll probably be okay.… Read more ...

Open Thread for June 2016

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You know what to do. This thread is for you to share anything you think the group would like. It should be related to our mission of covering Independents and third-party politics, but it doesn’t have to. Just make sure it doesn’t plagiarize something or libel someone, and you’ll probably be okay.… Read more ...

Open Thread for May 2016

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As the Presidential campaign heats up, there might be info from the major parties that might interest the people who read IPR. This would be a good place to post it.
There might be information from independent or other third-party candidates that a reader might wish to share. Or, there may just be something one of our readers want to say that doesn’t follow any of the threads from our articles.… Read more ...

Open Thread for April 2016

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Here it is–our monthly column that’s open to all of you. If you have an article, or some bit of information you’d like to share with the group, here’s the place to do it! Hopefully, it will have something to do with third-party politics or Independents, but that’s not such a rigid rule.… Read more ...